Category: All of Us

Random May Pictures

Instead of buying kiddie pools, we broke out the winter sleds and filled those with water, which both kids have enjoyed. Ben hates water splashed in his face a la Evie or the sprinkler, but he does enjoy sitting in the water and taking water from one place to another. You can also see pieces …

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Mother’s Day

I had asked James for a picnic, but it was cold! So we ate inside. James put together a tea party with small sandwiches, smoked salmon, blueberry scones, a caprese salad, and tea. So good! Plus, he made challah, which was supposed to be for French toast, but we ran out of eggs. So we …

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Patio Furniture

We needed new patio furniture but we couldn’t quite agree on what to get and we definitely didn’t want to spend a ton of money on it. Eventually, we decided James could take it on as a project (seriously, it was a joint decision; we were looking at other projects and talked about maybe making …

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Vegetarianism-ness

Going vegan, or at the very least vegetarian, is the best diet for the planet but I cannot do that. I don’t think many of us could in the strictest sense, but I definitely can’t. BUT, this year I’m trying to have more vegetarian meals each week. The reason is multi-fold, which I think will …

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Random January Pictures

Some pictures from school: We had our first snow of the year/season a week into the new year and Evie had a blast. James came home early because work closed and kicked everyone out, and he picked up the kids early so they could enjoy it. Ben was… hesitant. Not unlike with sand and pool …

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Random December Pictures

Random pictures from daycare (there’s a lot more, but I do try only to put pictures on our site that don’t have anyone else’s children. Also, apparently they’ve changed their default picture type, which isn’t compatible with WordPress -or, perhaps, anyone, because I’ve never seen it before -and I’ve only just realized it and haven’t …

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Christmas

Christmas was quiet and relatively warm (gah!). We started off with stockings; Mom made both of their stockings and Evie was able to use hers last year and Ben used his for the first time this year. So cute! Our next adventure came later when Ben started crying; we thought it was because he was …

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The Outer Banks, part 4

The Outer Banks, part 1 The Outer Banks, part 2 The Outer Banks, part 3 Happy New Year! The past few weeks were busy for obvious reasons, so I’m putting a twofer out to make up for last week and get ahead for this week. Cheers! I’m a planner. Sometimes I’d like to do things …

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The Outer Banks, part 3

The Outer Banks, part 1 The Outer Banks, part 2 The Outer Banks, part 4 On one of the days, we went to Jockey’s Ridge, which is, I guess, the tallest living sand dune on the East Coast. The view was pretty great and, you know, it was like walking on a sand dune. We …

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The Outer Banks, part 2

The Outer Banks, part 1 The Outer Banks, part 3 The Outer Banks, part 4 A lot of the stuff we were interested in were actually on Roanoke Island, so we spent the first three days there. Our first stop was to the Roanoke Island Festival Park, which is a typical interactive, historical site with …

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